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For several years the Department of Defense (DoD) has been focused on protecting controlled and unclassified information. Seven years ago, around November 2010, the White House issued Executive Order 13556 that established an open and consistent program across all civilian and defense agencies…

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After months of hard work by our outstanding team, I am pleased to announce the release of Core Impact 2017 R2 – the comprehensive software solution for identifying, assessing and testing security vulnerabilities that attackers will exploit. With Core Impact you are able to…

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Here at Core, we are continuously working to improve our products and services and today we are excited to announce the newest release of Core Network Insight 6.3!  The new offering includes enhancements like Retroactive Analysis, which allows users to “look back in time”…

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From phishing scams to ransomware, cyber-attacks are growing every day. But something else is growing too – as in the number of Red Teams being built by organizations just like yours. But is a Red Team right for you? The SANS definition of a…

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As part of my daily work as an Exploit Writer, I decided to take a look at CVE-2017-7308. It is a Linux Kernel vulnerability related to packet sockets. I will not go into details about the bug itself or its exploitation because there is an…

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Over the past few months we have been talking to our customers, prospects, and partners about how we may work to make Core Impact an even better fit for different organizational needs. We repeatedly heard that you wanted to rapidly build or scale…

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Vulnerability management is becoming a standard industry practice and, as such, is included in most regulatory compliance rules as a quick and easy path to threat remediation. However, the reality is that most companies are not actually managing vulnerabilities, but rather conducting scans that…

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We are thrilled about the continuous improvements shipped to Core Impact. Today we are recapping the 87 total updates that are being sent to Impact since the release of Core Impact 2017R1. The team has been hard at work to drive new exploits and…

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**On Wednesday morning, Ashley was rushing to get a blog on Petya “ransomware” out to help our customers understand and defend against it. Meanwhile, I was in DC about to present at the cyber security for defense summit and watching the CISO from one…

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For the second time in as many months, organizations around the world are feeling the effects of a ransomware attack. No doubt, you heard about the WannaCry virus that spread rapidly, worldwide last month demanding bitcoin ransom for company data. This time, the…

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